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The Accumulation of Capital
Rosa Luxemburg's analysis of the inherent contradictions of capitalist accumulation.
An Anti-Capitalist Manifesto
An extended argument about what the anti-capitalist movement should stand for.
Blueprint for a Green Economy
Pearce, David; Markandya, Anil; Barbier, Edward B.
A set of practical proposals for financing a sustainable environment.
Canada's Great Divide: The politics of the growing gap between rich and poor in the 1990s
Over the course of the 1990s, Canada's growing gap has become a slippery slope for a growing number of middle income familes sliding towards the bottom of the income ladder.
Capitalism and Theory
About the permanent arms economy, the latest phase of capitalism.
Capitalism for Beginners
Lekachman, Robert; Van Loon, Borin
An amusing, soundly researched, and highly accessible illustrated book that tells you everything you want to know about capitalism.
The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg, Volume I: Economic Writings 1
Luxemburg, Rosa (Edited by Peter Hudis
This first volume in Rosa Luxemburg's Complete Works, entitled Economic Writings 1, contains some of Luxemburg's most important statements on the globalization of capital, wage labour, imperialism, an...
The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg, Volume II: Economic Writings 2
Luxemburg, Rosa (Edited by Peter Hudis and Paul Le Blanc)
This volume contains a new English translation of Luxemburg’s most important book, The Accumulation of Capital (1913) as well as her response to its critics. Taken together, they constitute one of the...
The problem with gross domestic product is that there are no deductions involved: all economic activity is accounted as if it were of positive value. Social harm is added to, not subtracted from, soci...
Corporate Power and Canadian Capitalism
Carroll, William K.
Carroll looks at the accumulation of capital in Canada since the Second World War. Most of the book is devoted to tracing actual patterns of corporate ownership and intercorporate relationships.
Ecology as Politics
Socialism is no better than capitalism if it makes use of the same tools. The total domination of nature inevitably entails a domination of people by the techniques of domination.
The Economy of Cities
Ideas about what makes cities rich or poor, how cities grow, and how city growth affects national economies.
The Enemy of Nature: The End of Capitalism or the End of the World?
We live in and from nature, but the way we have evolved of doing this is about to destroy you. Capitalism and its by-products -- imperialism, war, neoliberal globalization, racism, poverty, and the de...
The Growth Illusion: How economic growth has enriched the few, impoverished the many and endangered the planet
Douthwaite argues that strategies used by governments to raise national income often increase poverty and unemployment. Moreover, in the USA, Britiain, Germany and Australia, each increase in national...
Income and Health
Quick, Allison ; Wilkinson, Richard
Liberal Dreams and Nature's Limits: Great Cities of North America Since 1600
Lemon, James T.
An exploration of city life through time, focusing on the life [economically, socially, politically, etc.] of five large North American cities at various times in the past - Philadelphia during the ti...
Life, Money & Illusion: Living on Earth as if We Want to Stay
The failure to reduce green house gas emissions, the success of efforts to curb ozone depletion, causes related to prosperity and social justice are just some the topics covered. By using the example ...
A Marxist History of the World part 101: The Long Recession
By the early 1970s, the levers of state economic management had stopped working and the world economy entered a long period of stagnation.
A Marxist History of the World part 92: The Great Boom
In the first three decades after the war, the world economy experienced unprecedented growth rates and falling unemployment. But the boom rested on unstable foundations.
Monopoly Capital: An essay on American economic and social order
Baran, Paul A.; Sweezy, Paul M.
An analysis of American capitalism.
The No-Nonsense Guide to Degrowth and Sustainability
This No-Nonsense Guide looks deeper into the idea of economic growth – to trace its history and understand why it has become so unchallengeable and powerful.
Odious Debts: Loose Lending, Corruption and the Thirld World's Environmental Legacy
Pensions Under Attack: What's behind the push to privatize public pensions
Townson discusses the forces behind the drive to privatize public pensions and its impact on the financial security of seniors. In doing so, she traces a history from Pinochet's Chile to Thatcher's Gr...
A People's History of the World: From the Stone Age to the New Millennium
Harman describes the shape and course of human history as a narrative of ordinary people forming and re-forming complex societies in pursuit of common human goals.
Social Determinants of Health
Marmot, Michael; Wilkinson, Richard (eds.)
A wide ranging collection providing health records from around the world
The Socialist Register 1964: Volume 1: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (ed.s)
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The Socialist Register 1969: Volume 6: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
The Socialist Register 1987: Volume 23: Conservatism in Britain and America: Rhetoric and Reality
Miliband, Ralph; Panitch, Leo; Saville, John (eds.)
Sustainability Searching for solutions: New Internationalist November 2000
Serial Publication (Periodical)
A look at the issues and facts regarding sustainability around the world.
The Wealthy Banker's Wife: The Assault on Equality in Canada
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Today, most people recognize that modernization and growth can harm the natural environment. The Preservation Institute believes that modernization also damages the social environment - that many of o...
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